Oh Happy Day" is a 1967 gospel music arrangement of an 18th-century hymn by clergyman Philip Doddridge. Recorded by the Edwin Hawkins Singers, it became an international hit in 1969, reaching No. 4 on the US Singles Chart, No. 1 in France, Germany, and the Netherlands and No. 2 on the Canadian Singles Chart, UK Singles Chart, and Irish Singles Chart. It has since become a gospel music standard.
Edwin Hawkins, leader of the gospel Edwin Hawkins Singers of "Oh Happy Day" fame ( in 1969), died Monday (January 15th, 2018) at his home in Pleasanton, California at the age of 7. .Born in Oakland, he sang in church and family choirs before founding the 46-member Northern California State Youth Choir of the Church of God in Christ. They were renamed the Edwin Hawkins Singers when an album was recorded for Pavillion Records
Jesus Lover Of My Soul. The Edwin Hawkins Singers. He's Got the Whole World in His Hands. He (as leader of the Edwin Hawkins Singers) was probably best known for his arrangement of "Oh Happy Day" (1968–69), which was included on the Songs of the Century list. The Edwin Hawkins Singers made a second foray into the charts exactly one year later, backing folk singer Melanie on "Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)". Edwin Reuben Hawkins (August 19, 1943 – January 15, 2018) was an American gospel musician, pianist, choir master, composer, and arranger.
Jesus, Lover Of My Soul. Adapted By – Hawkins Written-By – Trad. A3. To My Father's House. Solo Vocal – Elaine KellyWritten By – Kelly. Let Us Go Into The House Of The Lord (LP, Album).
Oh happy day was written in the 18th century and was adapted by Edwin Hawkins, becoming a national hit in 1969, it is part of the early urban contemporary gospel sound. Album: Rize Released: 2005 Genre: Gospel music Awards: Grammy Hall of Fame. Oh Happy Day" Track Info. Written By Edwin Hawkins. Sampled In. It Makes You Feel Like Dancin’ by Rose Royce. Cover By. Oh, Happy Day by The Edwin Hawkins Singers (Ft. Dorothy Combs Morrison).
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Beginning with the title track of their debut LP, Let Us Go Into the House of the Lord, the disc includes the full version of the surprise pop hit "Oh Happy Day," along with several of Hawkins' own excellent compositions, among them "I Shall Be Free," "Precious Memories," and "Late in the Evening.
His finger-poppin’, feel-good anthem Oh Happy Day became a big pop hit-not something you can say about many gospel choir tracks. Just as indelible is the stompin’, full-choir rave-up on Early in the Morning, a praise anthem that testifies to Hakwins' penchant for rollicking, joyful worship. Of course, this first-rate album also comes with plenty of warm, approachable gospel music that any churchgoer will appreciate. Oh Happy Day Edwin Hawkins. For a man so rooted in traditional church music and congregational singing, Edwin Hawkins was full of surprises. His finger-poppin’, feel-good anthem Oh Happy Day became a big pop hit-not something you can say about many gospel choir tracks.
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|A||Oh Happy Day
Featuring – Dorothy Combs Morrison
|B||Jesus, Lover Of My Soul||4:06|
- Distributed By – Buddah Records, Inc.
- Published By – Kama Rippa Music
- Published By – Hawkins Music
- Producer – LaMont Bench
- Written-By, Arranged By, Directed By – Edwin R. Hawkins*
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Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): RD-51 A
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): RD-51 B
- Rights Society: ASCAP
|PBS 20,001||The Edwin Hawkins Singers*||Oh Happy Day (7", Single, 1st)||Pavilion Records||PBS 20,001||US||1969|
|201048||The Edwin Hawkins Singers*||Oh Happy Day (7", Single, Lar)||Buddah Records||201048||UK||1969|
|201 048||Edwin Hawkins Singers||Oh, Happy Day (7", Single, Mono)||Buddah Records||201 048||Germany||1969|
|BG 9||The Edwin Hawkins Singers*||Oh Happy Day (7", Single, RE)||Buddah Records||BG 9||US||1984|
|201 048||The Edwin Hawkins Singers*||Oh, Happy Day (7", Single, Mono)||Buddah Records||201 048||Germany||1969|